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Tremors in the Dominican Republic today, December 22 – Live report of the last earthquake via CNS |  National Center for Seismology |  composition

Tremors in the Dominican Republic today, December 22 – Live report of the last earthquake via CNS | National Center for Seismology | composition

He Shares the most detailed report of recent tremors recorded in the Dominican Republic, which, due to its geographic location on the Caribbean and North American plates, experiences at least five seismic events daily. In fact, a 5.2-magnitude earthquake was felt 47.3 kilometers northeast of Mich. in the Atlantic Ocean on this day. In this article, you will have an updated report on seismic activity Today, Friday, December 22Along with timing, magnitude and location of earthquakes and more details about natural phenomena.

  • How should you pack your emergency bag in case of an earthquake?

Today, December 22, tremors in the Dominican Republic, according to CNS

According to CNS, the most earthquake-prone areas in the Dominican Republic are the cities of Santo Domingo (which lies near the Enriqueville-Plantain Garden fault), Santiago de los Caballeros, Puerto Plata and Samana.

Being prepared for the possibility of an earthquake in these cities is important, so we recommend creating a family emergency plan and having a kit that includes food, water, medicine and other essentials.

It is also important to know evacuation routes and meeting points in case of emergency. For more information on seismology, you should call 809-533-5900 or write to [email protected], which applies to the National Seismological Center (CNS).

  • Address: Calle José Dolores Alfonseca Ciudad Universitaria, Seismological Building.

What to do if there is an earthquake in the Dominican Republic?

I am sharing with you the following recommendations on what to do when an earthquake strikes, based on information provided by the National Center for Earthquakes (CNS).

  • Stay calm and find a place for seismic protection.
  • Lean against a wall or under a sturdy desk or table
  • Turn off the electricity and close the water and gas valves.
  • If you are on the street, stay away from buildings, poles and power cables.
  • If you are at a mass event, the person should stay in place and protect their head and neck with their hands. Also, you must follow the instructions of those in charge of security at that location.
  • Create a family emergency plan and practice it regularly
  • If you are driving on a subway, bridge or highway, you must slow down and stop after exiting the area.
  • Keep an emergency kit in your home, car and workplace
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Why is it important to have an emergency bag after an earthquake?

  • Food and water: Non-perishable foods such as cookies, granola bars, dried fruit, and nuts should be available. It is also important to stock up on bottled water, as water supplies may be disrupted after an earthquake.
  • First Aid Kit: The first aid kit should contain necessary bandages, cloth, band-aids, disinfectant, pain relievers etc. to treat minor injuries. If there are people with special medical needs, such as infants, young children, or the elderly, it is important to include additional medications and supplies in the medicine cabinet.
  • Clothing and footwear: Warm, waterproof clothing and comfortable walking shoes should be included. It’s also important to include a spare set of clothes in case the clothes you’re wearing get wet or dirty.
  • Personal hygiene items: Items like toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, paper towels should be included. It is also important to include feminine hygiene products if needed.
  • Lighting and signaling equipment: A flashlight, spare batteries, a whistle and matches or lighter should be included.
  • Important documents: Photocopies of important documents such as passport, identity card, health insurance must be included. It is also important to include a list of emergency contacts.
  • Cash and Credit Cards: If an ATM is not available, cash and credit cards should be included.